Programs

CUTR’s 2015 Student Poster Competition Results and Photos

The second annual Student Poster Competition was held during the CUTR Transportation Achievement Awards event during the reception from 5:30 p.m.—7:00 p.m on November 2, 2015.  Students were able to present research that he or she performed with their advisor; however, advisors could not give feedback to the student in regards to the preparation of the poster.  The competition judges,

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Determination of Success Factors for Logistics Activity Center (LAC) Investments

November 12, 2015 12:00PM (ET) Determination of Success Factors for Logistics Activity Center (LAC) Investments Freight mobility is one of the most important elements in fulfilling the growing high demand for goods, commodities, and services in the United States and in doing so, affects a geographic area’s (state, region, etc.) economy, and overall quality of life. Its importance as a

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Integrated Modeling of High Performance Passenger and Freight Train Operation Planning on Shared Use Rail Corridors: A Focus on the U.S. Context

October 29, 2015 12:00PM (ET) Integrated Modeling of High Performance Passenger and Freight Train Operation Planning on Shared Use Rail Corridors: A Focus on the U.S. Context Passenger rail has been resurging in the United States over the past decade. Amtrak, the primary intercity rail carrier, has experienced near continuous ridership growth from 20.9 million to 31.6 million passengers, or

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Incentivizing Off-Peak Delivery of Freight

October 15, 2015 12:00PM (ET) Incentivizing Off-Peak Delivery of Freight Chicago consistently ranks among the most congested metropolitan areas in the country, and the impact of all that slow-moving traffic is a steady drain on the region’s economy.  An estimated 67% of the region’s total freight volume is moved by truck, a factor that contributes to and is impacted by

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Impacts of Transportation Network Company (TNC) and Autonomous Vehicles

October 1, 2015 12:00PM (ET) Impacts of Transportation Network Company (TNC) and Autonomous Vehicles This webinar will present perspectives on the impacts that emerging technologies will have on travel behavior and the transportation system going forward. Specifically, the impacts of technology enabled improvements in mobility such as those utilized by transportation network companies (Uber, Lyft, Splits, Bridj, etc) and those

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2nd Annual CUTR Student Poster Competition Information

2015 CUTR Student Poster Competition 2015 CUTR Student Poster Competition Flyer CUTR Poster Competition Poster Template General Information: 1. The CUTR Transportation Achievement Award is presented annually to an individual who has made significant contributions to the transportation field. This year’s honoree is Mr. Bill Johnson, the current Florida Secretary of Commerce, and the President and CEO of Enterprise Florida,

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CUTR Webcast Recording: The Social Justice (of) Movement: How Transit Administrators Define Social Justice

September 17, 2015 12:00PM (ET) The Social Justice (of) Movement: How Transit Administrators Define Social Justice Transit administrators have an exceptional amount of power over the lives of the urban poor. Their decisions have immediate and lifelong consequences, and can determine where and when transit dependent populations can access societal resources like jobs, schools, hospitals, and cultural facilities. This webcast

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FAC Webinar Recording: Going Green without Spending Green

FAC Webinar Recording: Going Green without Spending Green

September 10, 2015 11:00AM (ET) Going Green without Spending Green This webinar will discuss energy solutions and innovative technology that provide energy savings and clean energy projects.  Topics will include how to improve facility infrastructure, conservation measures, methods for reducing energy use and cutting operational costs. The speaker will present case studies of recent project successes and highlight experiences with

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Patent Awarded: System and Method for Rendering a Distributed Location-Aware System

This patent is a distributed location-aware system that is able to efficiently exchange location data over large geographic areas without requiring a centralized server. See US 9,130,995 B1 for more information. Issued Sept 8, 2015, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

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CUTR Webcast Recording: Innovating the Paratransit System – Lessons Learned from Florida Case Examples

September 3, 12:00PM (ET) Innovating the Paratransit System – Lessons Learned from Florida Case Examples A research study investigated the impacts of technology on operational efficiency of Florida Community Transportation Coordinators (CTCs).  The challenges facing CTC staff are universal as trips have to be completed with no delays and customers have to be satisfied. Although demand is on the rise,

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CUTR Webcast Recording: A New Set of Equations to Address Urban Transportation: $ In = $ Out = Tolling for Transit

August 20, 2015 12:00PM (ET) A New Set of Equations to Address Urban Transportation: $ In = $ Out = Tolling for Transit Imagine a transit solution that provides relief for traffic congestion and pays for itself! By combining the individual strengths of transit and tolling, Bus Toll Lanes gives travelers a real choice by providing sustainable, competitive options.  Bus

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FAC Webinar Recording: Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS): A Paradigm Shift in Aviation

FAC Webinar Recording: Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS): A Paradigm Shift in Aviation

July 22, 2015 11:00AM (ET) Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS): A Paradigm Shift in Aviation This presentation in Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) was designed to present the key concepts, attributes, challenges, and economic benefits associated with UAS integration in the National Airspace System (NAS). The UAS sector of aviation is one of the fastest growing and most dynamic segments within the

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